General, writing

On Not Winning NaNo

I didn’t actually finish NaNoWriMo this year. I stopped a little under 10k short of hitting fifty thousand. After I threw out my outline (and subsequently ended up restarting to try and get out of the stilted opening) I kept going with my original plan of giving myself a set time for each scene. That… Continue reading On Not Winning NaNo

recaps

September 2022 Recap

October starts tomorrow! Although fall officially started a few days ago, I haven’t seen much change in the scenery here yet. I’m still so used to the Arizona weather patterns and I’m excited to get the full experience of fall. With the start of October also starts the last stretch of the year. Not only… Continue reading September 2022 Recap

blogging, General

On Perfectionism

I’ve been very lackadaisical about writing posts lately. My last one was actually back in June so it’s been about a year since I decided to take a break from blogging. The extended break wasn’t entirely intentional. I moved across country which was one of the reasons I ultimately decided on taking a break from… Continue reading On Perfectionism

recaps

May ’21 Recap

It’s hard to believe we’re in the last full week of May. I keep thinking that there’s a lot more of the month left. When I started this month I’d fully intended to focus on the monstrous portal fantasy I have as my main project, but ended up getting distracted by working my way converting… Continue reading May ’21 Recap

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April ’21 Recap

Although this is the first Camp NaNo of the year, April has been surprisingly uneventful for me. For this particular Camp, I opted to focus on writing some shorter novellas. Although I had two picked out for sure, with a third and fourth as extra possibilities, my first novella spiraled well out of novella territory.… Continue reading April ’21 Recap